Next speed piece the half squares, by
stacking the remaining set of Color 1 and Color 2 3-7/8"
x 7-3/4" strips, right sides together and all edges aligned.
Draw a light line on the back marking the 3-7/8" square, then
mark the diagonals in the directions shown. Now sew 1/4" above and below the marked diagonals, pivoting at the
square line. Cut apart on the square line, and on the marked
diagonal lines. This will give you four half squares. Press seam
allowances towards the darker fabrics. These should measure 3-1/2"...